Paulding County School Nurses Receive Critical Training to “Stop the Bleed”

Hiram, GA The Stop the Bleed project is a national awareness campaign intended to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.  WellStar Paulding Hospital Emergency Department and MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service professionals partnered to teach school Nurses from the Paulding County School System about the…

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Metro Atlanta Ambulance Hires Wayne Dodd as Director of Community Relations

Marietta, GA- MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service is pleased to announce its recent hire of Wayne Dodd to the position of Director of Community Relations. In his role he will serve as an ambassador for Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service to local government, business and non-profit organizations throughout the greater-Atlanta area. Metro Atlanta Ambulance Vice President, Devan Seabaugh…

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Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award 2017

Marietta, GA, June 5,  2017 — Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the most deadly type of heart attack caused…

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FULL ACCREDITATION Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service Receives Prestigious Honor

Marietta Daily Journal Staff Reports MetroAtlanta Ambulance was recently awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems at the April 4 meeting of the Board of Directors. The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is an independent nonprofit agency which audits and accredits medical transport services, both private and public,…

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MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service Receives Prestigious Accreditation by Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems

April 12, 2017- MetroAtlanta Ambulance was recently awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems at the April 4, 2017 meeting of the Board of Directors. The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is an independent non-profit agency which audits and accredits medical transport services, both private and public, that…

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Kennesaw State University Staff Complete Emergency Medical Response Training

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan 21, 2017) — In a collaborative effort with MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service, ten Kennesaw State University staff and students completed Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Training.  Emergency Medical Responders will be located throughout the KSU campus and ready to provide immediate lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical services system. EMRs…

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Fresh & Furry Delivery: Cobb ER Patients get Stuffed Animals

South Cobb, Ga – The Austell location of PetSmart and its pet-loving customers know that animals have calming effects, even when they’re toys. The pet supply emporium teamed up with Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service to deliver smile-inducing stuffed animals to children in the pediatric emergency department at WellStar Cobb Hospital this holiday season. Click here for the…

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MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service – Integral Part of GEMHSA’s Evacuation Efforts

October 7, 2016-Local ambulance provider, Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service, served an integral role in the ongoing evacuation efforts of patients along coastal Georgia in preparation of Hurricane Mathew. Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service was activated on Monday by the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (GEMHSA). Staff reported to the GEMHSA Emergency Operations Center in…

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MetroAtlanta Ambulance Balances Accountability in a “Just Culture”

Marietta, GA Sept 9, 2016 – MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service’s Manager of Safety and Risk Management, Elesa Sutton, became one of less than a thousand certified “Just Culture Champions” in the nation.  MetroAtlanta Ambulance introduced the concept of “Just Culture”, a system of shared accountability where organizations are accountable for the systems they design and for responding…

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